|Windows 64 bit XULRunner for 3.6.2? [message #976520]
||Thu, 08 November 2012 11:46
| Mark Walters
Registered: June 2011
we're stuck with Eclipse 3.6.2 for now and need to enable SWT.MOZILLA as our browser on Windows for our plugin.
I have seen 32bit XULRunner able to do this on 32bit windows XP and bundled into a plugin.
Is it possible to compile a 64bit XULRunner for Windows?
How was this done for Eclipse 3.7.X on Windows?
|Re: Windows 64 bit XULRunner for 3.6.2? [message #985677 is a reply to message #980946]
||Thu, 15 November 2012 11:33
| Grant Gayed
Registered: July 2009
Since mozilla.org does not create one of these, the support would have |
to be for a 64-bit XULRunner compiled from source. I know there's
someone out there that privately does this and publishes them, but I
don't know how well they work given that the original mozilla source
that they're built from is not expecting to run on Windows with 64-bit
pointers, and is not tested at the source. I also wonder how well
plug-ins would work in it given that IE is the only 64-bit browser that
they would be tested in.
That being said, this topic seems to be coming up more frequently lately
(2GB of addressable space isn't adequate anymore I guess). I would
suggest CC'ing yourself to the linked bug, and I will at least revisit
it (though no promises beyond that) sometime during this cycle.
On 11/11/2012 10:35 PM, Andy Huang wrote:
> Hi Grant,
> Is there any plan to integrate 64 bit xulrunner in SWT?
> Grant Gayed wrote on Fri, 09 November 2012 16:54
>> Eclipse 3.7.x does not have this support either. The report for
>> 64-bit xulrunner support on windows is
>> https://bugs.eclipse.org/bugs/show_bug.cgi?id=199660 .
>> On 11/8/2012 11:46 AM, Mark Walters wrote:
>> > Hi,
>> > we're stuck with Eclipse 3.6.2 for now and need to enable
>> SWT.MOZILLA as
>> > our browser on Windows for our plugin.
>> > I have seen 32bit XULRunner able to do this on 32bit windows XP and
>> > bundled into a plugin.
>> > Is it possible to compile a 64bit XULRunner for Windows?
>> > How was this done for Eclipse 3.7.X on Windows?
>> > Ta,
>> > Mark.
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